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Jarome Iginla might have made a stronger first impression in his debut in front of a sellout Garden crowd last night if he had oh scored a goal or two. But the impression he made was quite OK for Bruins fans whose hearts Iginla warmed with a boisterous second-period fight during the B’s plenty-of-room-for-improvement 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Iginla was asked afterward if his first 60 minutes in Black ’n’ Gold — and his first fight — made him officially feel like a Bruin. “Yeah it did” said Iginla. “It felt good to play here at home and be a Bruin. The guys play hard. They blocked shots. Thorty (Shawn Thornton) starting it off with a (fight). There were a lot of good hits. It felt good to be part of the intense season-opener again and get things started.” On his first shift Iginla laid a good hit on defenseman Eric Brewer — and made it clear he took the ice wanting to fit in with his new team’s physical approach. “I’m just trying to play hard and get into it” he
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